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[L.A. Vogelsang Saloon]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the interior of the L.A. Vogelsang Saloon. Mr. Vogelsang is the man behind the counter wearing the white shirt, black tie, and white apron. A woman in a dark dress is also behind the counter. A man is leaning against the bar with his left foot on pipe footrest. He has a drink in his right hand and a cigarette in his left hand. Two other men in dark jackets are standing to center left of photo. Glass case can partially be seen in far left corner. Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy. Same photo as 1979.033.001 except this is an original photo.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[L. A. Vogelsang Store in the Gray and Son Building]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the interior of the L. A. Vogelsang Store in the Gray and Son Building, 1900 block of Avenue G, Rosenberg, Texas. L. A. Vogelsang is behind the counter. Glass cases and shelves (to ceiling) to left of photo. Man seated behind counter wearing dark suit with dark tie. A wooden chair on right, and hoops hanging on a peg on a pole on far right. Two women and three men are standing on far end of store. Scanned image is of the copy. Dimensions are of the copy.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[T.A. Wessendorff house, Richmond, Texas.]

Description: photograph of T.A. Wessendorff house, Richmond, Texas, corner of Morton and 11th St. One story home with scalloped picket fence around the yard. Image is mounted on black cardboard substrate. Image dimensions: 17.8 cm x 12.4 cm
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[T.A. Wessendorff residence on Morton St. at 11th st.]

Description: Photograph of T.A. Wessendorff residence on Morton St. at 11th st., Richmond, taken about 1896. Mrs. Hattie Jones Wessendorff is standing on the porch. Image is mounted crooked on a black matte. Image is quite faded and yellow. Identification is written in blue pen on the back.
Date: 1896~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Ada Wessendorff as a teenager (about 16 yrs old).]

Description: Photographic portrait of Ada Wessendorff as a teenager (about 16 yrs old). Wessendorff has her hair pulled back and secured with a large white bow at the nape of her neck. She is wearing a white dress with lace inset over shoulders. Bodice is shirred around shoulders, ending with a round lace band across the shoulders and chest. Shirt is shirred in four levels at the waist, and twice more at thigh level. Wessendorff is holding a bouquet of carnations. Image is mounted is cropped into an oval and mounted on a gray cardboard matte. Image dimensions: 12.0 cm x 20.5 cm. See 1972.093.152 for a duplicate photo on a different style matte.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Ada Wessendorff, Daughter of Joe B. and Lila Baker Wessendorff.]

Description: Photographic portrait of Ada Wessendorff, Daughter of Joe B. and Lila Baker Wessendorff. Wessendorff has her hair pulled back and secured with a large white bow at the nape of her neck. She is wearing a white dress with lace inset over shoulders. Bodice is shirred around shoulders, ending with a round lace band across the shoulders and chest. Shirt is shirred in four levels at the waist, and twice more at thigh level. Wessendorff is holding a bouquet of carnations. Image is mounted is cropped into an oval and mounted on a tan cardboard matte with gold edging. Image dimensions: 12 cm x 20.2 cm See 1972.093.142 for duplicate image on different mount
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Adams Bros. Store in Richmond, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Adams Bros. Store in Richmond, Texas. The store is a two-story brick building. Photograph shows northeast corner of building. African-American man standing next to pole in front of store. Child standing next to man who is leaning against another pole. Five African American people standing in front of next wooden building (on right of photo). Photograph is mounted on cardboard substrate. The cardboard is broken at top and top right, broken again at bottom left corner (pieces missing). Picture has black material around edges and thick areas on right side. White spots (one pale green) across front of photo. Photograph is torn at bottom center.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Adams Home in Missouri City]

Description: Print of the Adams Home, Missouri City. Two story white wooden house, pictured from side, trees obscure the view of front of home.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Aerial view of Rosenberg]

Description: Photograph (copy) of an aerial view of Rosenberg looking southwest. On the second block from bottom, a tower can be seen toward right side of photo. Also on second block from bottom toward left side is a two long narrow buildings joined by walkway that has many cars parked in front of it.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Aerial view of sulfur mine at Orchard, Texas.]

Description: Aerial view of sulfur mine at Orchard, Texas. Train in far left corner. Another train in mid-left. Lake on left. Sulfur block on right. Stamped on back: DUVAL TEXAS SULFUR CO. ORCHARD, TEXAS. Also stamped on back: DON-CORTIS COMPANY 1526 Bonnie Brae St. Ph. L. 4229 Houston, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Albert P. and Mamie George house]

Description: Photographic print of Albert P. and Mamie George house (Ranch House at the George Ranch) in 1915. Photo shows the south face and the cistern tower. Partial view of large tree to right and left of photograph. Picket fence in front of house. Wire fence in foreground. Several wooden boxes are lined up along the wire fence line.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Alexander D. McNabb I]

Description: Photograph of "Alexander D. McNabb I, perhaps about 1885. Born May 4, 1854 and died February 20, 1911. He was the first child of John McNabb and Mary Smith McNabb. He is buried in Morton Cemetery in Richmond" as identified on back of photograph in pen. Photograph is of a young man with thin, dark hair and mustache. He is wearing a three piece (light colored) suit with different color (or perhaps fabric) trim on inside portion of lapel. He has on a white shirt and light colored bow tied tie. Photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate with " Cabinet Portrait. C.J. Wright. Houston" Printed in black at the bottom. The back of the cardboard is pink with multi-circular designs as background. Written in back under a drawing of a camera, paint palette, brushes in front of the sun and an emblem is: I HAVE ENGAGED THE SUN TO SHINE FOR ME. C. J. WRIGHT, HOUSTON, TEXAS. ALL NEGATIVES PRESERVED. Duplicates may be obtained at any time.
Date: 1885
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Altar of the new Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Rosenberg]

Description: Photograph of the altar of the new Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Rosenberg, Texas. Image was copied from a book. The photograph shows the dome ceiling above the altar with two full length painted images and two partial images in a circular frame. Two stained glass windows are to the left and right of the sacristy. Full length paintings of saints are also seen painted on the wall around the sacristy.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Amuel See's Farm]

Description: Photograph (copy) of "A. See Farm" as written in white across the bottom of photo. Amuel See's farm was located about 6 miles out of Rosenberg (as typed on back of photo). Picture shows a large group of young people picking cotton in a cotton field. The cotton sacks are visibly hanging from shoulder to waist and then to the side or behind them (not everyone has a cotton sack, the very young children, of course, do not have one). Most of the members of the group are wearing straw hats. The third man from right is holding a toddler. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Amuel See's Farm Six Mile]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a "Scene at Amuel See's Farm Six Mile" as written in white on front of photo. Farm was located about six miles out of Rosenberg (as typed on back). Three dark horses (ropes held by young children). Three young children, two girls dressed in white knee length dresses and one boy in dark short pant set, and an infant (far right) in white with white cap are all in a pasture. Partial view of another young man dressed in short pants, and holding reins of horse. Black and white dog (lying down) in the pasture in the background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Andrew Briscoe Home]

Description: Photo of the Andrew Briscoe Home, Foster Community (Briscoe Ranch). White two story house.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Anton Wessendorff.]

Description: Copy print of an 1860 charcoal portrait of Anton Wessendorff, taken from a book. Wessendorff is visible from the chest up and is wearing a dark jacket and tie with a light-colored shirt; he also has a full beard and mustache.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum